Finance Director

Finance Director

Ballymount – Dublin

Due to the upcoming retirement of our longstanding Finance Director we are now seeking a Finance Director. The position will be based at our head office in Ballymount, Co. Dublin. Grassland Agro is one of Ireland’s largest and most successful Fertilizer and Agro Supplies companies with Factories in Limerick, Cork and in Slane, Co Meath. Grassland Agro is a 50/50 Joint Venture between Ireland’s Freshgrass Group and the giant French Agro Supplies company Groupe Roullier. Grassland Agro has an annual turnover in excess of €100m and it employs over 100 employees.

Finance Director Role Reporting to the Managing Director, this is a hands-on role for a highly commercial accountant/manager who is keen to advance their career in this fast paced and demanding position. This role will involve having a proactive engagement with all Senior Management peers as well as managing the direct team in the Finance, Administration and IT functions.

Person Specification/Requirements

* The ideal candidate will be a qualified ACA or ACCA or equivalent.

* Post qualification & commercial experience.

* It is vital that a suitable candidate will be independent thinker, team player, self-starter, change agent and will have a strong and successful track record in managing all Finance and Administrative functions, projects and people.

* Exceptional communication skills both written, and verbal are essential.

* Ability to add value to current KPI’s across the business.

* Ability to identify new opportunities and gain new business.

* Appropriately confident and assertive in implementing change.

* Values collaborative team work and fosters trusting relationships.

* Ideally have experience of SAP operating systems.

* Highly organized and used to working to tight deadlines.

Reward for this Role

This role will be rewarded with a salary and conditions commensurate with the significance of the position.


Applications or any questions should be sent in confidence to Lorraine Rossiter, Group HR Manager, Grassland Agro by email to by Monday 8th October 2018.

Technical Sales Advisor


We currently have no openings, however, if you want to send us your details feel free and we can keep you on file if an opening arises in the future due to our on going expansion

The Role

  • Sale of our unique enhanced product range in soil conditioning, fertilization and mineral supplements direct to farmers through the local co ops & merchants.
  • Developing relationships and working closely with local Co Ops and Merchants

The Person:

  • From a farming back-ground with excellent knowledge of farming / possess a qualification relevant to our industry
  • Have knowledge, sales and advisory skills with regard to cultivation and animal husbandry.
  • Willing to work hard to succeed in an rapidly changing market-place
  • Technically minded with an ability to create and close sales opportunities
  • Highly motivated and driven to succeed in a challenging direct sales environment
  • Full drivers license

We offer:

  • An attractive sales role in the agricultural sector , with excellent field support along with sales & technical skills development training including ongoing on & off the job training & development
  • An attractive fixed annual salary, with performance bonuses & an uncapped commission structure
  • Attractive career path and possibilities of further development within a dynamically growing company
  • Business tools include fully expensed Company car, mobile phone & monthly expenses


Please apply by providing your contact information in the fields below, or if you require further information you can contact Lorraine Rossiter HR Manager on 051 448767

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